The first table below looks at the demand for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 512 486 484
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 78 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 1.91% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 20
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £312 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £560 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £358 £488
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5107 4550 5324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 8.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2342 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £44.94 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 68 £463 +23.33% 16
London +6 21 £525 +24.26% 1
North West +3 11 £331 -39.77%
Manchester - 9 £331 -
Coventry -8 6 £507 -
South East -11 6 £325 +4.41%
West Midlands -27 6 £507 -32.46% 3
Yorkshire +3 4 £525 +40.00% 4
North Yorkshire 0 3 £525 +40.00% 4
Middlesbrough - 3 £525 - 4
North East - 3 £488 - 4
South West -31 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £450 - 4
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Durham - 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £450 - 3
Leamington Spa - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Newport - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 117 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (27.35%) Manufacturing
3 18 (15.38%) SAP MM
4 15 (12.82%) SAP PM
5 13 (11.11%) SAP QM
5 13 (11.11%) Migration
5 13 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 12 (10.26%) SAP SD
7 10 (8.55%) SAP APO
7 10 (8.55%) Logistics
8 9 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (6.84%) Automotive
10 7 (5.98%) SAP WM
10 7 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (5.98%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (5.98%) German Language
11 6 (5.13%) FMCG
11 6 (5.13%) SAP FI
12 5 (4.27%) SAP CO
12 5 (4.27%) Finance
12 5 (4.27%) ABAP
12 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
12 5 (4.27%) Data Mapping
13 4 (3.42%) SAP PP-PI
13 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.42%) SAP EHS
13 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (3.42%) SAP PS
13 4 (3.42%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (3.42%) Validation

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Project
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (15.38%) SAP MM
2 15 (12.82%) SAP PM
3 13 (11.11%) SAP QM
4 12 (10.26%) SAP SD
5 10 (8.55%) SAP APO
6 7 (5.98%) SAP WM
7 6 (5.13%) SAP FI
8 5 (4.27%) SAP CO
9 4 (3.42%) SAP PP-PI
9 4 (3.42%) SAP EHS
9 4 (3.42%) SAP PS
9 4 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (2.56%) SAP EWM
11 2 (1.71%) SAP LE
11 2 (1.71%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 32 (27.35%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.84%) Automotive
3 7 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.98%) German Language
4 5 (4.27%) Finance
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (72.65%) Consultant
1 85 (72.65%) SAP Consultant
2 72 (61.54%) SAP PP Consultant
3 16 (13.68%) SAP PM Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) SAP QM Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) SAP MM Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) SAP Data Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Trainer
9 4 (3.42%) SAP Trainer
9 4 (3.42%) Functional Analyst
10 2 (1.71%) SAP SD Analyst
10 2 (1.71%) SAP Tester
10 2 (1.71%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) FMCG
2 2 (1.71%) Data Conversion
2 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.11%) Migration
1 13 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 10 (8.55%) Logistics
3 9 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (5.98%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (4.27%) Data Mapping
6 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (3.42%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (3.42%) Validation
7 3 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.56%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (1.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.71%) Data Validation
8 2 (1.71%) Quality Management
8 2 (1.71%) ERP
9 1 (0.85%) Regression Testing
9 1 (0.85%) Test Scripting
9 1 (0.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (1.71%) JDA
2 2 (1.71%) Siemens
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) HP
3 1 (0.85%) Pegasus
3 1 (0.85%) datango
England
Modis International - London
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Modis International - London
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Scotland
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago